Marvel’s 70th Anniversary celebrated nationwide

Marvel becomes a septuagenarian today, and several bookstores and comics shops nationwide are presenting special guests and signings. Check out Marvel’s website for more info, and click on the jump for store locations: To celebrate its 70th anniversary, Marvel Comics will commemorate the milestone event on Tuesday, August 11th with special anniversary parties taking place […]

Action as you’ve never seen it before

We missed 1979 Semi Finalists’s list of the 100 Best Comic Book Covers … it’s a highly subjective list — big on Jaime Hernandez, James Jean, Adam Hughes and 80s X-men. But glancing at it is surely enough to rekindle some thoughts about the greatness and variety of comics, and their indelible imagery. Actually the […]


Wildstorm’s The Bleed blog reminds us that RED HERRING by David Tischman, Philip Bond and David Hahn will be out this weekend. Seriously, it has been a while since a new comics by Philip Bond has passed through our hands and it is a cause for rejoicing. A new Philip Bond comic means there will […]


We know nothing about the comic JOHNNY RECON by writer Scott Dillon and artist Mitch Gerads, but the cover is kinda cool — Gerads has a background in package design and it shows. More at the POPGUNPULP COMICS! site.

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits, 8/11/09

§ Marc-Oliver Frisch has some thoughts on The Amazon Best-Seller List. § Graeme McMillan has some thoughts on WEDNESDAY COMICS. § Dan Nadel has some thoughts on THE HUNTER by Darwyn Cooke.. As many have noted, it’s by far the most negative review of a book that has sold well — it’s going into a […]

The defense of Rob Liefeld — UPDATED

A fan in a yellow hat went to Chicago Comic-Con, saw Rob Liefeld — who has certainly had his ups and downs in the comics industry but still goes out to shows and takes his lumps like a grown-up — and showed Liefeld who’s boss by slipping him a copy of How to Draw Comics […]

Dog days again

In case you haven’t noticed…nothing is going on. Everyone is taking a break. In fact, we’ll be taking a break later this week. Details to come. In the meantime, we’re slowing down, breathing, and taking the time to just look around and link to a bit more art than usual. No one is in a […]